Staying True to Mason’s Mission: A Little Boy Who Saved Four Lives

Posted by The CareSync Team

Mar 28, 2018 4:30:44 PM

Being an organ donor is a selfless act that has the potential to save a number of lives. The story of Mason's Mission has inspired thousands to register for organ donation. Will it do the same for you?

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Topics: family health, healthy living, patients, health tips

Recognizing and Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Posted by The CareSync Team

Mar 23, 2018 7:30:00 AM

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, there are approximately 43.5 million caregivers providing support and assistance to an elderly, disabled, or chronically ill loved one. If you're one of them, you may be suffering from caregiver burnout and not even realize it. Here are tips for recognizing and preventing caregiver burnout.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, caregivers, health tips, caregiving

Hobbies for Seniors: Find a New Hobby In Retirement

Posted by Sally Writes

Mar 19, 2018 4:23:56 PM

Retirement can be a great opportunity to take advantage of your newfound leisure moments to create, learn, and connect in both new and familiar ways. Use your time in retirement to explore a variety of hobbies for seniors (or those who are young at heart). Here are a few suggestions you might enjoy.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips

Prevent Elder Abuse: How to Spot Signs of Abuse and Report It

Posted by The CareSync Team

Mar 14, 2018 4:52:46 PM

As people grow older, they are less able to take care of and protect themselves. They depend on caregivers and family to ensure their safety and well-being. You need to know what the signs of abuse are and how to end that abuse when you see it. It's among the most important things you will ever learn.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, caregivers, health tips, caregiving

Find Ride to Doctor with Health Transportation Services from Mobile Apps Uber and Lyft

Posted by Chantelle Marcelle

Mar 7, 2018 4:26:35 PM

Finding transportation for medical needs can be difficult, but mobile apps Uber and Lyft are both looking to offer health transportation services that will provide a ride to doctor appointments or the hospital for patients in need.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, Digital Health

Fall Prevention in the Elderly and Benefits of Physical Therapy

Posted by Sally Writes

Feb 24, 2018 11:04:05 AM

Research has shown that fall prevention in the elderly can be supported through the use of physical therapy.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips

5 Balance Exercises for Seniors: Simple Exercises to Improve Balance

Posted by The CareSync Team

Feb 15, 2018 1:11:14 PM

We all want to avoid accidents like falls. But did you know there were many simple things you could do to help prevent senior falls and the injuries they cause? In this article, we describe five balance exercises for seniors that can improve your balance and strength.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, fitness & exercise

6 Ways You Can Prevent Heart Disease

Posted by The CareSync Team

Feb 9, 2018 10:17:47 PM

Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, is the leading cause of death in the world. Learn about 6 ways you can prevent heart disease and enjoy better health in general.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, heart health

Oral Hygiene: Preventing Tooth Loss with Better Dental Health

Posted by Sally Writes

Feb 6, 2018 3:11:12 PM

Losing a tooth in adulthood is frustrating and troubling for anyone, regardless of age or the reason. But for some seniors, when age and poor oral hygiene starts to catch up with them, preventing tooth loss can become a real and frequent concern. Here are tips on how to have better dental health for a brighter smile.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, aging

Healthy Planning With a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Posted by Kaerrie Hall

Jan 31, 2018 2:49:12 PM

Medicare covers an annual preventive wellness visit at no cost to Medicare beneficiaries. In this article, we explain what to expect from a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, and why the benefits of healthy planning with a Medicare annual wellness exam cannot be understated.

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Topics: Medicare, healthy living, patients, health tips

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